Whether you absolutely dread it or consider it a source of therapy, shopping is a part of life. We continuously shop for groceries, basic amenities and big purchases, so being aware of good shopping tactics is important. Learning about good habits helps rid us of our bad ones so we can take a big step towards managing our finances responsibly.
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For many young Americans, turning thirty represents a huge milestone; as people begin to live longer, the time that we’re “allowed” by society to remain footloose and fancy free has begun to extend well into our twenties. But alas, this prolonged adolescence can’t last forever. As we Millennials begin to approach age thirty, the pressure to get our lives in order starts to get dialed up. So if your days as a twenty-something are numbered, seriously think about taking these three important financial steps as soon as you can.
To eat the marshmallow or not to eat the marshmallow? Read on to see how this seemingly simple question is the heart of an experiment that reveals tips for cultivating good financial habits.
Have you ever wondered whether closing your credit card account would hurt your credit? Read on to find the answer.
The most effective way to change your financial habits is to take things one step at a time. For a more frugal 2013, here are some small steps you can take to reach your financial goals.
Once I started to catch on that I wasn’t conscious about how I spent my money daily, I started to think about a budget. But what tool would I use? Look no further than Mint.com to easily put your budget on the right track and help you save money.
As inflation continues to penetrate every corner of the economy, financial literacy has become a primary defense to combat the escalating prices of goods and services. Here is a summary of personal finance tips for kids from our friends at CNN.
How often do you check your credit report and scores? Once a year? Twice a Year? Never? Find out about the importance of checking your credit report and scores, how credit scores are used in qualifying you for a loan and how you can protect yourself from identity theft. All in one article! You may think it’s too good to be true…but it’s not. It’s just true.
Think you’re too young to start planning for retirement? Think again! Check out the many reasons why (and how) you should start saving now!
It’s a day for the record book, folks! Today mortgage rates have hit their lowest level ever! As of the time this post was published, mortgage rates are the lowest they have ever been at Quicken Loans.